Queen of Tears starring Kim Soo Hyun, Kim Ji Won reigns on global charts: Becomes 9th most-watched TV show worldwide

Queen of Tears took the 9th spot on the top TV Shows worldwide list. The series also became one of the most viewed K-dramas of all time.

Updated on Apr 19, 2024  |  11:22 AM IST |  156.5K
Queen of Tears: tvN
Queen of Tears: tvN

Queen of Tears has impressed audiences globally with its fresh plot and the chemistry between the main actors, Kim Ji Won and Kim Soo Hyun. The drama also became the highest-rated series on its network as it broke the viewership record previously held by Crash Landing on You.

The show has become so popular that the network has extended the number of episodes and Queen of Tears will now get two more episodes than previously anticipated. 

Queen of Tears tops the TV show list worldwide in both English and Non-English categories 

As of April 18, Queen of Tears took 9th place on Netflix's list of Top TV Shows worldwide, which combined both English and Non-English categories. The list also included Parasyte: The Grey, which took the fifth spot. Queen on Tears also became tvN's highest-rated drama as it broke the viewership record of the Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin starter Crash Landing on You. 

More about Queen of Tears

Queen of Tears premiered on March 9 and is streaming on Netflix. New episodes air every Saturday and Sunday.


Kim Soo HyunKim Ji Won, Park Sung Hoon, and Kwak Dong Yeon take on the lead roles in the business romance drama The Queen of Tears. Baek Hyun Woo is the legal director of the Queens Group. Hong Hae In is the heiress of this chaebol. Against all odds, they marry each other and try to maintain it. They were once in love, but over time, things changed, and they became distant. Due to an incident, they try to rekindle the love that they once had. 


The script is written by Park Ji Eun, who has previously worked on hits like Crash Landing on You, The Legend of the Blue Sea, My Love From the Star, and more. Kim Hee Won, known for Vincenzo, Crowned Clown, Little Women, and more, and Jang Young Woo, known for Bulgasal, Entourage, and more, have directed the series. 

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